It was a horrific scene during the weekend at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain, which brought an immediate red flag at the back of the grid. From report, the famous Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton was among the 20 drivers that partook in this race.
The shocking moment Romain Grosjean emerged from the fire alive after crashing into the barriers
The driver in question, Grosjean, is reported to have collided with another driver, Daniil Kyvat’s Alpha Tauri, before ending up crashing into the barriers. Shockingly, his car broke into half from the impact and went up in flames. It was nothing short of a miracle when the driver walked out of this inferno alive.
Horrific scene at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain as Formula One driver collided with another driver and crashed into the barriers
From the footage shared online, the driver was seen trying to save his life by pulling himself out of the car at the time medical personnel rushed to rescue him from the fire. Afterwards, Romain Grosjean was taken away by the medical team to get an urgent treatment at the nearby health centre.
Grosjean reportedly suffered only minor burns in his hands and ankles after the shocking crash
From the statement released by the spokesperson for Haas, Grosjean sustained minor burns on his ankles and hands.
Here is the footage capturing the moment Romain Grosjean came out alive from the crashed car. Watch the clip below.
Romain Grosjean Walks Away From Dramatic, Fiery Crash | 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix
Martin Brundle, who is a presenter from Sky Sports, revealed that the whole incident was out of the ordinary as it pierced through the barriers like can opener. He further revealed that the attempt to improve on the structural stability of the chassis was handy in saving the life of the driver in an extraordinary way.
The driver was quite fortunate to survive this fatal crash on the circuit without serious injury
Grosjean reportedly went with the front half of the chassis. Meanwhile, in a similar shocking story, a strange woman mistakenly drove her MINI onto a race circuit exclusively meant for Mercedes-Benz.
Here is Lewis Hamilton’s tweet on the horror incident.
I'm so grateful Romain is safe. Wow... the risk we take is no joke, for those of you out there that forget that we put our life on the line for this sport and for what we love to do. Thankful to the FIA for the massive strides we've taken for Romain to walk away from that safely https://t.co/dG8AXmsbKN— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) November 29, 2020
The shocking escape of Romain Grosjean from this fatal crash was widely regarded by people as nothing but a miracle in its full glare.